The Team

Theo Lee: (at left) has been working as an advertising designer for many years. He has worked for international agencies such as BATES and JWT. Currently he is working for Taiwan agency PP3 Group overseeing there business in China. Theo is a designer for all PCJ/Happy Station publicity.

– Bob Zanotti:
 a broadcaster with Swiss Radio International where he hosted for 24 years the Swiss Shortwave Merry Go Round with Bob Thomann. Bob runs the website Switzerland In Sound (www.switzerlandinsound) and has been sending in contributions and has been providing me some invaluable advice.

Colin Newell:
 Webmaster – writer and creator of,, and the CoffeeCrew Blog – Has provided content for CBC Radio One, CTV NewsWorld Express, CBS Television, CNN and the Oprah Network.

Credits include assistant writing for the TV Series CSI Las Vegas, guest on WTN’s “The Shopping Bags” and appearances on syndicated radio shows (CBC), opinion pieces on CPAC, printed media for The National Post and the Globe and Mail.

Ian McFarland:
 formerly with NHK and Radio Canada International has appeared on the show from time to time.

Ian hosted the beloved SWL Digest for years on Radio Canada International.

Ian is an active fund raiser for a series of social organizations in Duncan, British Columbia, Canada. Ian started his career in the London office for Radio Canada and enjoyed a stint in broadcasting that lasted decades.

Jeff White:
 the general manager of Radio Miami International ( WRMI is Happy Station’s shortwave relay station for Latin/South/North America/Caribbean. WRMI carries a myriad of English and Spanish language programs including DX Party Line.

Tom Meijer: Happy Station’s host from 1970 to 1992 has been a big inspiration. Tom has sent a number of clips use on
the show.

Tom’s recordings of music he recorded with some Holland’s best bands and orchestras can also be heard on the show. A few people has asked if they can send an email to Tom.

If you wish to contact Tom send me an email at and I will forward it.

Thank you Tom!